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ESG in 2021: The State of Play

Date/Time: March 18, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT)

The world of environmental, social and governance metrics and ratings has entered a new and dynamic phase. Suddenly, nearly every publicly held company — and many privately held firms — are examining their policies and programs through the lens of investors’ rising interest in ESG metrics. For their part, investors are learning that corporate environmental and social activities are no longer a nice-to-do activity — they are core to well-managed and profitable companies. As a result, ESG has moved from the margins to the mainstream.

What are the implications for today’s sustainability and finance professionals? How can they serve the interests of investor relations departments, risk professionals and other internal stakeholders who have become part of the ESG ecosystem inside companies? 

In this one-hour webcast, you’ll hear the state of play from two industry insiders. Among the things you’ll learn:

  • What are the key ESG metrics investors are examining?
  • What are the opportunities for sustainability professionals to play a leadership role in their company’s ESG strategy?
  • How will the Biden administration affect the trajectory of ESG transparency and disclosure?
  • What are the rising ESG issues that investors are considering in assessing companies?

Moderator:

  • Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz

Speakers:

  • Thomas Kamei, Executive Director, Investment Management, Morgan Stanley
  • Tessie Petion, Head, ESG Engagement, Amazon

If you can’t tune in live, please register and we will email you a link to access the archived webcast footage and resources, available to you on-demand after the webcast.

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